March 23, 2021 - Embracing values of equity and respect to celebrate
our diverse community, stand against racism and violence
- Gwinnett County Board of Education votes
to transition leadership of the school district
- GCPS staff vaccinated through Health Dept. partnership
- About COVID-19 vaccines…
- I’m vaccinated. Now what?
- Board approves March leadership appointments
- GCPS plans for in-person learning for 2021–22,
modified digital learning option available
- GCPS announces graduation schedule for Class of 2021
- Top bond rating affirmed, BOE authorizes bond sale
- Registration opens for high school summer classes
- GCPS increases driver pay, offers sub incentive
- Educators invited to Virtual Teacher Career Fair on March 27
- Tell us what you think!

February 26, 2021 - Governor expands vaccine eligibility
to teachers, school staff as of March 8
- Traveling outside the U.S.?
When you get home, stay home 7 days!
- XFATs explore pandemic-related topics
- Federal stimulus funding supports district’s pandemic response
- GCPS suspends HS Gateway writing assessment for 2021, waives graduation requirement for seniors, previous classes
- Give feedback on state’s proposed health education standards
- Board approves February leadership appointments
- Give feedback on proposed instructional resources
- CQI mindset leads to positive outcomes
for students at Maxwell HS of Technology, NASA
- Take United Way’s 21-day Racial Equity Challenge
- GPEE identifies issues to watch
in addressing state’s equitable road to recovery
- During Tax Time, beware of tax-related scams
- Invite someone to SHINE, earn a referral incentive for new hires!
- February is CTE Month!
- What's on the Bulletin Board?
- Tell us what you think!

January 28, 2021 - GCPS employees express interest in vaccination, Health Dept. timeline now to be determined by vaccine availability
- About the COVID-19 vaccine...
- District adds 10-day option as FFCRA expires
- Under the Gold Dome: Session begins with positive budget report, call for $1K supplement for school staff
- Board conducts annual business, names chair in January meeting
- Budget discussions begin for GCPS’ FY2022 plans
- Board approves January appointments
- K-5 families invited to virtual sessions to support learning
- Reminder: Free school meals available through end of school year
- Eye on Quality:

When it comes to safe schools, F&O teams 'make it happen'
- Career Connections goes virtual for 2020-21
- Take the SUPER Book Return Challenge!
- Gwinnett celebrates National Mentoring Month
- Complete multi-factor authentication registration before Feb. 8
- Driver Referral Program: Turn your contacts list into cash!

- Submit eligible expenses for FSA reimbursement by March 31
- Schedule an appointment if you plan to retire in 2021
- Staff have access to behavioral health support
- Deadlines approach for scholarships for staff

December 8, 2020 - Six TOTY finalists named in surprise classroom visits
- GCPS shares 2021–22 calendar, adjusts 2nd semester for 2020–21

- Share feedback on GCPS procedures in equity review
- November appointments approved by School Board
- Resources available to support concurrent teaching
- GEMS Oversight Committee recommendations approved
- We have liftoff! District launches new website
- #GCPSCS4ALL… Computer science for every student
- Eye on Quality: Shiloh MS salutes ‘Five Star Generals’
- BOE approves reassignment of schools to new Seckinger Cluster
- Be smart. Be safe. Be responsible.
- Stay cybersecure this holiday shopping season
- Have a voting plan for Jan. 5 runoff
- Employees have access to behavioral health resources
- Benefits reminder on FSA accounts
- Spread the word… GCPS is hiring
- Schedule an appointment if you plan to retire in 2021
- Special programs and schools announce registration plans for 2021–22
- Include GCPS Foundation Fund in your end-of-year giving
- What's on the Bulletin Board?
- Tell us what you think!

October 27, 2020 - District names 25 semifinalists for 2021 TOTY honors
- Free meals extended through end of school year
- Families can select 2nd semester learning option starting Oct. 28
- District eyes calendar options for 2021-22
- CQI leads drive to ensure ‘tomorrow is better than today’
- Board approves school, central office leaders in October

- Weigh in on EOC weight
- Simon partnership extends to main Phoenix HS campus
- Cybersecurity awareness and education info has a new home
- Know voting options, ballot contents as we approach Election Day
- Select Open Enrollment benefits through Nov. 6
- Recommend a friend, earn incentive for referral

- Roll your #SleeveUp to fight flu this fall
- Commit your support to United Way and our community
- What's on the Bulletin Board?
- Tell us what you think!

October 2, 2020 - 2020–21 Local school Teachers of the Year ‘Shine’ bright!
- Continuation of penny tax for schools on Nov. 3 ballot
- 4 Things to Know About the Nov. 3 Election…
- GCPS providing free student meals through Dec. 31
- District starts year with 177,394 students
- GCPS launches AKS at Home to support families of young learners
- School of the Arts @ Central Gwinnett High School to launch in 2021-22
- Class of 2020 posts higher SAT scores
- Lawmakers, GaDOE cut number of Milestones assessments for HS
- New leaders named for central office positions in HR
- Vote 2020: Register to vote by Oct. 5, request ballot or plan in-person voting
- Give feedback on proposed instructional resources through Oct. 31
- Staff invited to give feedback on proposed AKS
- Community partnership provides early learning resources
- DLI ‘journey’ expands to middle school
- Don’t ‘compromise’ data security
- Save the Date:
Oct. 19–Nov. 6 marks benefits Open Enrollment period
- Spread the word… GCPS is hiring subs
- Prepare for a secure retirement
- GCPS seeks mentors for 2020-21
- GCPS employees have ‘purchasing power’

August 26, 2020 - During difficult times, our work together will benefit children
- Online learning to more closely reflect ‘virtual school day’ this fall
- About Digital Teaching and Learning in GCPS
- Digital learning tools help close ‘technology needs gap’

- Schools offering curbside meal pick-up for virtual learners
- Schools welcome families for Kindergarten Open House events
- Board of Education adopts FY2021 budget, millage rate

- Leaders take new roles in schools, central office
- COVID-19: What should you do if are ill?
- GCPS puts pause on Performance-Based Awards program
- Use settings to keep Zoom session private, secure
- Parent and student portals offer new features
- Tutor.com offers tutoring, study skills coaching
- GCPS launches multi-factor authentication to protect against data security threats
- Compliance training module available Sept. 1
- State mandates reporting of suspected abuse by staff, volunteers

- Earn bonus for recruiting bus drivers for GCPS
- District seeks pool of substitute teachers
- Take control of your financial future and get FIT!
- Access behavioral health resources online and by phone, video chat
- Speed tests measure internet performance

May 22, 2020 - More than 400 retirees mark end of GCPS careers
- Longtime GCPS employees retire with 30+ years
- List of Retirees… A-G
- List of Retirees... H-O
- Retirees... P-Z
- Don’t be a stranger!

May 1, 2020 - GCPS shares plan for
return to work sites for staff members
- DLD Update: GCPS continues teaching and learning
- GCPS adjusts spring and EOY activities, including graduation
- SNP heroes, dedicated drivers provide more than a million meals!
- COVID-19: What should you do if are ill?
- GCPS celebrates employee contributions in April and May
- GCPS on pause in budget development process for FY2021
- GCPS to resume Performance-Based Awards with 2020-21 school year
- Data Governance: ‘Free’ applications aren’t necessarily free
- Use settings to keep Zoom session private, secure
- GCPS Retirement Dept. offers information, resources related to your finances
- Multi-factor authentication helps safeguard information
- Find help with behavioral health resources
- Partnership with county library gives students access to tutoring services
- GCPS expands virtual summer learning options for HS students
- Registration activities continue for 2020-21 school year
- Give a listen to 'Teaching Gwinnett' podcast
- What's new on the Bulletin Board?
- Tell us what you think!

March 27, 2020 - A Message from CEO/Superintendent J. Alvin Wilbanks
- What's next?
GCPS schools to return to DLD after Spring Break
- Depend on health partners for COVID-19 updates
- Kudos to GCPS staff 'rocking DLD'
- Team effort provides meals for students during DLD
- Behavioral Health Resources:
Help available when you need it
- Remain vigilant for phishing scams
- DLD resources available for families online

March 2, 2020 - District works with health partners on plan for COVID-19 response
- Opening in 2022, Seckinger HS to anchor new theme cluster
- District’s assessment program gets helping hand from teachers
- 2020-21 contracts out in March for teachers, administrative staff

- GCPS announces graduation schedule for Class of 2020
- Board approves leadership changes
- GCPS looks ahead to summer learning opportunities, registration
- Encourage teacher friends to join us for March 21 career fair!
- Multi-factor authentication helps safeguard information
- 2018-19 Perfect Attendance: Delivering on The Promise every day
- GCPS staff can manage voicemail via web
- Put best professional look forward on Outlook
- 2020 retirees need March appointment
- Come ‘Book it for the Bus’ at May 2 GCPS Book Mobile 5K
- VOTE 2020!
- What's new on the Bulletin Board?
- Tell us what you think!

January 24, 2020 - Under the Gold Dome:

Funds for teacher raises, other education issues before lawmakers
- Board conducts annual business, names chair in January meeting
- GCPS’ FY2021 budget calendar kicks off in spring
- Reminder… transfer request process closes Jan. 24 at 5 p.m.
- Board authorizes GCPS’ participation in tax allocation district
- Community-Based Mentoring Program:

Harnessing the ‘Power of One’ to support our students
- Board approves leaders in new roles
- GCPS staff invited to review, provide feedback on proposed resources
- During Tax Time, beware of tax-related scams
- 2020–21 registration deadlines approach for programs, school
- IRS recommends ‘paycheck checkup’ on tax withholding
- Submit eligible expenses for FSA reimbursement by March 31

- Update on 2019 Health Care Tax Statement 1095-C
- Share career fair opportunities with potential GCPS teachers
- Schedule appointment if you plan 2020 retirement
- Deadlines approach for scholarships for staff
- Do your part to fight colds and flu this winter
- Take Quarry Crusher challenge to support schools
- Tell us what you think!

December 6, 2019 - District launches review of discipline code
- GCPS shares priorities with county’s legislative delegation
- District’s CCRPI scores, overall and by level, above state average

- GCPS transitioning to new communication platform
- GCPS test-takers top peers in Georgia and U.S. on ACT
- Board approves leaders in new roles
- Know district’s response to inclement weather on school days

- New theme cluster to be anchored by Seckinger HS
- Reminders on Winter Break schedule for GCPS staff
- 2019 Principal for a Day:
- IMT hosts ‘Ask the Experts’ for school-based tech staff, principals
- Charter school and other GCPS programs
announce registration plans for 2020–21 year
- ’Tis the season for phishing
- Donate to our Book Mobiles: The gift of literacy keeps on giving!
- Some end-of-year benefits and payroll reminders
- Employees have access to behavioral health resources
- Schedule an appointment if you plan to retire in 2020
- DLI programs seek bilingual and biliterate teachers
- Special education teachers invited to Jan. 25 career fair
- Join the fight!

Fight flu with vaccinations for you and your family
- What's on the EB Bulletin Board?
- Tell us what you think!

October 7, 2019 - Never doubt that teaching matters
- District names 25 semifinalists for 2020 TOTY honors
- GCPS by the numbers
- GCPS four-year grad rate at 81%,

jumps to nearly 85% for five-year
- Board approves leaders in new roles
- Milestones results for 2018–19 show overall improvement
- Local SAT results continue to top state, national averages
- Staff invited to review proposed AKS through Oct. 15
- All GCPS staff have free access to Education Week
- Gallup Q12 Employee Engagement Survey coming soon
- Passphrase offers more secure protection for systems, data
- Data Governance: ‘Free’ applications aren’t necessarily free
- National Retirement Security Week:
Prepare now to meet retirement goals
- Alert: Be aware of TRS phishing scam
- GCPS to hold job fair for substitutes on Oct. 16
- Tell us what you think!

September 13, 2019 - GCPS recognizes local school Teachers of the Year for 2019–20
- Our inbox is moving... We’ll have a new address and so will you!
- Enrollment count tops forecast
- BOE changes behavior code to clarify position on cannabis
- Board approves leaders in new roles
- GCPS invites staff to give feedback on proposed resources

- Cybercriminals count on trusting nature of victims
- GCPS Career Connections:

Connecting Gwinnett students to their futures
- Find compliance training, ethics reminders on Employee Portal
- Employees have access to behavioral health resources
- Recommend a friend, earn incentive for referral
- Circle Oct. 21 on calendar as start for Open Enrollment period
- Sept. 24 is National Voter Registration Day
- In the face of disaster, be prepared, not scared
- Vulcan and GCPS team ‘crush’ it for Meadowcreek schools
- What's on the Bulletin Board?
- Tell us what you think?

May 22, 2019 - More than 500 retirees set to seek new horizons
- Longtime GCPS employees retire with 30+ years
- List of Retirees… A-G
- List of Retirees... H-O
- Retirees... P-Z
- Don’t be a stranger!

April 22, 2019 - Additional state, local funding boost GCPS budget for FY2020
- Give feedback to update priorities for 2020–2030
- RAND study finds GCPS boosted student achievement by implementing ‘Principal Pipeline’ strategy funded by Wallace
- Session ends with more teacher pay, laws waiting for signature
- District celebrates transportation professionals
- School and district leaders approved by Board
- Ransomware poses security risk
- Your Hidden Paycheck:

District invests in employees with Board-paid benefits

- June 11 information session set for prospective retirees
- Coach Saban to keynote Sports Hall of Fame induction
- GCPS plans ahead for summer
- Registration events set for May 2 for rising kindergartners
- 2019–20 GOC registration reopens, continues for CTE options
- Annual Child Find meeting aids
families of children with disabilities
- Boost literacy with Book Mobile 5K and Fun Run on May 4
- Vulcan Materials Quarry Crusher Run: Crush it and support GCPS!
- What's new on the Bulletin Board?

January 17, 2019 - Education issues front and center as 2019 session begins
- GCPS shares priorities with county’s legislative delegation
- 2018 closes with action-packed Board meeting
- GCPS’ FY2020 budget calendar kicks off in spring
- School and district leaders approved by Board
- Compensation system implementation continues
- Are you privacy literate?
- During Tax Time, beware of tax-related scams
- Alert for Remind users: No more texts for Verizon subscribers
- It’s no joke… ‘Think Before You Post’ campaign
aims to halt online hoax threats
- Gwinnett’s ‘Super Kids’ donate to help their peers
- Campaign raises awareness of trafficking of children for sex
- 2019 retirees need to schedule meeting with retirement counselor
- DLI programs seek bilingual and biliterate teachers
- Nominate innovative media specialist
- 2019–20 registration deadlines coming up for programs, schools
- What's new on the Bulletin Board?
- Let us know what you think!

December 6, 2018 - Voters pass bond measure with wide margin
- You’re invited…
- New Board members to be sworn in Dec. 20
- Students prepare to ‘learn well’
at new Health Science HS
- District deploys new technology in local schools
- School and district leaders approved by Board
- Board approves recommended changes to AKS curriculum
- Delivering on The Promise every day
- This holiday season, give the gift of literacy!
- Charters and other GCPS programs announce
registration plans for 2019–20 year
- Share upcoming job fairs with potential GCPS teachers
- Behavioral health and counseling services support employees
- Fight flu! Get your family vaccinated!
- What's new on the Bulletin Board?
- Let us know what you think

October 30, 2018 - Voters’ Nov. 6 decisions to have impact on school district
- Surprise!

Six TOTY finalists named in surprise classroom visits
- Gwinnett citizens to weigh in on G.O. bond referendum
- Performance-Based Teacher Compensation System update
- GCPS ACT and SAT scores outpace Ga., U.S.
- School and district leaders approved by Board
- GCPS’ Open Enrollment window open through Nov. 2
- Referral fee for bus drivers jumps to $250
- Phishing 101: Raise your security awareness IQ
- Commit support to United Way
- What's new on the Bulletin Board?
- Let us know what you think

September 12, 2018 - Local school Teachers of the Year honored by peers
- Community-Based Mentoring Program:

One caring adult can change a child’s life
- Review underway for proposed Fine Arts instructional resources
- Assessments scheduled for fall
- Dedications set for new school, program
- Coleman MS to host
Rep. Coleman’s retirement reception
- Oct. 9 deadline approaches to register to vote
- Block cyber-attackers with
a healthy level of skepticism

- District close to forecast in final enrollment count
- Obey traffic laws to keep kids safe
- Open Enrollment window opens Oct. 15
- State mandates reporting of suspected abuse by staff, volunteers
- Access portal for compliance training, ethics reminders
- Earn bonus for referrals
- Free behavioral health resources available to employees
- Find 2018-19 Personnel Handbook online
- Let us know what you think!

May 22, 2018 - More than 500 retirees mark end of GCPS careers
- Longtime GCPS employees retire with 30+ years
- List of Retirees… A-G
- List of Retirees... H-O
- Retirees... P-Z
- Don’t be a stranger!

May 18, 2018 - School Board adopts FY2019 budget

- GCPS answers teacher questions
on Performance-Based Compensation System
-
GCPS ranks #178 on Forbes ‘Best Employers’ list

- Gwinnett seniors head off to 'promising' future
- District leaders approved by Board at April, May meetings
- Mark calendars for staff start and end dates for 2018-19
- Four-day work week in effect at schools during part of July
- Find 2018-19 calendars on website
- District encourages families to register new students in July
- GCPS accepting applications for GEMS Oversight Committee
- Book Mobiles hit the road on June 4
- Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
reaches agreement with Piedmont Healthcare
- Special Education Teacher Job Fair set for May 30
- GCPS celebrates future educators with Teacher Signing Day
- GCPS campaign supports ‘good work’ of United Way
- Sports Hall of Fame inducts Class of 2018
- Nominate a GCPS educator for
AJC Celebrating Teacher Awards!
- Get your sticker! Don't forget to vote in the primary
- What's new on the bulletin board?
- 2017-18, we’re outta here!
- Let us know what you think

April 10, 2018 - GCPS rolls out metrics to determine
Performance-Based Awards
- Late-breaking state budget news boosts GCPS’ FY2019 budget
- GO Bond will not appear on May ballot
- District honors transportation professionals,

salutes top bus managers, monitors
- GCPS announces graduation schedule
- Upgrade brings improvements to portal
- District leaders approved by Board at March meetings
- State assessments set for grades 3–8, designated HS courses
- Staff members, citizens invited to Area Board Meetings

- Rising kindergartner at home?
Attend May 3 registration event!
- State Health Benefit Plan:

Contract expires between BCBSGa, Piedmont

- Get tickets for Gwinnett County Sports Hall of Fame Induction
- You can’t vote if you’re not registered!
- What's new on the bulletin board?
- Let us know what you think

February 23, 2018 - CEO/Superintendent’s Message:
GCPS prepares to implement
Phase 2 of Compensation System
- District schools awarded climate and financial efficiency star ratings
- BOE approves resolution for
GO bond referendum on May 22 ballot
- Principals approved by Board at February meeting
- Students have window to earn credit
by testing out of EOC courses
- District makes plans for summer
- 2018–19 contracts out in March
for teachers, administrative staff
- Transfer request process for eligible staff underway

- Submit eligible expenses for FSA reimbursement by March 31
- Encourage teacher friends to register for March 17 Job Fair
- Perfect Attendance:
Delivering on The Promise of Gwinnett every day
- During Tax Time, beware of tax-related scams
- Deadlines approach for scholarships for staff
- What's new on the bulletin board?
- Let us know what you think

November 30, 2017 - GCPS posts strong results on GaDOE’s index of readiness
- School calendars set for 2018–19 and 2019–20 school years
- Board approves district, school leaders in October, November
- Committee reviews AKS, makes annual recommendations
- 2018–19 registration begins for new Paul Duke STEM HS,
first of theme schools to offer crowding relief
- GCPS-Simon partnership to provide school/work option
- GCPS-County partnership brings fire tower to Maxwell
- Help fill the Gwinnett County Story Vault
- GCPS sets Special Education Teacher Job Fair for Jan. 27
- GCPS now hiring…
- Considering retirement in 2018?

Schedule an appointment with a retirement counselor
- Update contact information before tax information mailed
- Buyer beware… Cybercriminals prey on holiday shoppers
- District seeks mentors for both boys and girls
- Your experience can be a great teacher
- What's new on the Bulletin Board?
- Let us know what you think

October 16, 2017 - Surprise! GCPS ‘drops in’ to announce six TOTY finalists
- Share feedback with Gallup Q12 Employee Engagement Survey
- Cybercriminals target APS, Fulton Schools payroll:

Safeguard your personal information with these tips
- GCPS averages on redesigned SAT top state, nation
- Foundation opens application window for student scholarships
- Open Enrollment window open Oct. 16 through Nov. 3
- HR shares renewal reminders for certification expiring in 2018
- Thriving Children=Thriving Communities:

GCPS United Way campaign runs through Nov. 17

- What's new on the Bulletin Board?
- Let us know what you think

September 19, 2017 - Public education serves as foundation for this great nation
- GCPS gets back to work after Irma
- We ‘believe’ in our local school Teachers of the Year
- Employees invited to give feedback on
school district's strategic direction
- District completes implementation of Phase 1 of
Performance-Based Compensation System, continues Phase 2 work
- Post-Labor Day count just .46% below forecast
- Employees can Branch Out! for anytime, anywhere
learning and personal enrichment with no fees or fines
- PSAT ahead for district’s 8th and 10th graders
- GCPS’ ACT scores outpace state, nation
- School and district leaders approved by Board
- GCPS to expand dual language opportunities
- Exhibitors needed for Nov. 16 Career Connections event
- JA Discovery Center:

Help coach students through a real-life financial simulation
- Mandatory Reporting:

Suspected abuse must be reported by staff, volunteers
- Window for Open Enrollment available Oct. 16 to Nov. 3
- Compliance videos, ethics reminders
found on district's Employee Portal
- Employee, GCPS must agree for release from contract

- Employees can earn bonus for referrals for SLP, driver vacancies
- GCPS seeks qualified substitute teachers for 2017–18
- Know how to protect yourself from email scams

August 14, 2017 - CEO/Superintendent’s Message:
We believe in public education… we believe in you!
- New faces in new places for 2017–18
- District leaders approved by Board during summer
- What’s new for the 2017-18 school year?

- Give feedback on proposed instructional resources this fall

- GCPS preparing for (near) total eclipse of the sun

- Safety first!

Know bus rules to keep kids safe…
on the road, at bus stops, and in crosswalks
- Gwinnett County Transit needs your help to plan its future!
- How to recognize phishing email messages and links
- What's new on the Bulletin Board?
- Let us know what you think

May 22, 2017 - More than 550 retirees mark end of GCPS careers
- Longtime GCPS employees retire with 30+ years
- List of Retirees… A-G
- List of Retirees... H-O
- Retirees... P-Z
- Don’t be a stranger!







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